Maurice by E.M. ForsterBrokeback Mountain by Annie ProulxThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinTales of the City by Armistead Maupin
Best Gay Fiction
26th out of 1,133 books — 1,437 voters
Middlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerTipping the Velvet by Sarah WatersMaurice by E.M. ForsterTales of the City by Armistead Maupin
Best LGBTQIA literature
43rd out of 884 books — 866 voters

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran FoerThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Most Poetic Book Titles
163rd out of 991 books — 552 voters
Maurice by E.M. ForsterBrokeback Mountain by Annie ProulxGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinThe Front Runner by Patricia Nell WarrenThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Classic Gay Male Literature
27th out of 115 books — 73 voters

Acclamation by Vee HoffmanListening To Dust by Brandon ShireMaurice by E.M. ForsterTales of the City by Armistead MaupinMissing by Drake Braxton
Great Gay Fiction
16th out of 82 books — 72 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
449th out of 1,313 books — 3,750 voters

A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate BornsteinGravity by Leanne LiebermanStone Butch Blues by Leslie FeinbergOut of Our Kitchen Closets by Congregation Sha'ar ZahavBeyond the Pale by Elana Dykewomon
Jewish LGBT Books
11th out of 103 books — 16 voters
Shattered Glass by Dani AlexanderTigers and Devils by Sean KennedyZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleSam Dorsey And His Sixteen Candles by Perie WolfordLife Lessons by Kaje Harper
Best Gay Romance with a Coming-Out/In-The-Closet Theme
115th out of 269 books — 219 voters

Brokeback Mountain by Annie ProulxGeography Club by Brent HartingerThe Hours by Michael CunninghamGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinThe Lost Language of Cranes by David Leavitt
LGBT*AQetc. Books
5th out of 104 books — 6 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeTwilight by Stephenie MeyerPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
11118th out of 38,690 books — 144,842 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Raven by Edgar Allan PoeI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
The Birds
119th out of 407 books — 70 voters
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyJonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard BachThe Ugly Duckling by Jerry PinkneyThe Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. WhiteThe Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter
Water Fowl
20th out of 142 books — 31 voters

Cody by Keith HaleAtom Heart John Beloved by Luke HartwellMasculine Beauty by Walt WhitmanThe Lost Language of Cranes by David LeavittMaurice by E.M. Forster
Gay Lit
4th out of 51 books — 8 voters
Tales of the City by Armistead MaupinTurning 16 by Perie WolfordMaybe With a Chance of Certainty by John  GoodeFatal Shadows by Josh LanyonTigers and Devils by Sean Kennedy
Gay Fiction by Men
332nd out of 346 books — 123 voters

The Tin Star by J.L. LangleyBareback by Chris OwenThe Broken H by J.L. LangleyTiming by Mary CalmesNatural Disaster by Chris Owen
Best Gay Cowboys
269th out of 293 books — 478 voters
The Doorman by Zack LoveCentral Park Song by Zack LoveSex in the Title by Zack LoveThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerFever by Mary Beth Keane
The City
12th out of 13 books — 12 voters

Cut & Run by Abigail RouxFatal Shadows by Josh LanyonZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleHot Head by Damon SuedeAmong the Living by Jordan Castillo Price
M/M Books That Made You A Fan Of This Genre
198th out of 256 books — 179 voters
Geography Club by Brent HartingerTorn by Amber LehmanNor All Thy Tears by Gerry BurnieTurning 16 by Perie WolfordA Life Without You by Erica Pike
Gay Coming Out Fiction
77th out of 77 books — 74 voters

Maurice by E.M. ForsterGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisAt Swim, Two Boys by Jamie O'NeillCall Me by Your Name by André Aciman
AfterElton’s 50 Best Gay Books!
25th out of 27 books — 6 voters
At Swim, Two Boys by Jamie O'NeillThe View From A Rusty Train Car by DeeJay ArensCall Me by Your Name by André AcimanAs Meat Loves Salt by Maria McCannGiovanni's Room by James Baldwin
Great Gay Fiction for Adults
18th out of 18 books — 9 voters

Same Old Truths by Delora DennisRevolutionary Road by Richard YatesThe Corrections by Jonathan FranzenMrs. Bridge by Evan S. ConnellLast Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan
mundane, domestic, painful
109th out of 109 books — 78 voters
Animal Farm by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeOf Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Species and Animals in Titles
361st out of 504 books — 111 voters

Cut & Run by Abigail RouxZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleFaith & Fidelity by Tere MichaelsFish & Chips by Abigail RouxPromises by Marie Sexton
The Best of Gay Romance
2086th out of 2,391 books — 2,507 voters
Divergent by Veronica RothThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankCinder by Marissa MeyerThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Authors Under 30
67th out of 112 books — 45 voters

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